Gabrielle Vézina

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Knitting: Cardigan
Coziness is one of the pillar of my lifestyle. I make myself a good cup of tea, I pick a blanket and a cozy cardigan and I sit by the window. I immensely enjoy watching the snow fall on the sidewalk, quickly covering the footsteps of the passer-by. However, spring is always in my thoughts, pretty flowers, pretty colors… and I wish winter was as...
Knitting: Pullover
Gardinium is worked from the top down, starting with a ribbed collar followed by a large circular yoke worked in stranded colorwork. The pattern will bring your knitting journey in a picturesque garden, where 3 colors of DK weight yarn are combined to create a flowery design. The rest of the body is worked in stockinette stitch in the round. To...
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Umami is a Japanese word meaning “savoriness”, which is one of the five basic tastes, often considered as the most delicious of all. Umami Hat allows the knitter to come up with their own exquisite recipe. The pattern provides the basic ingredient: a clever lined hat pattern with 4 layers of brim, available in 7 sizes, from baby to adult large....
Knitting: Dress
Lou likes sheep, dolls, hugs and twinning with her toys.
Knitting: Doll Clothes - Other
Billie likes freshly cut grass and hugs.
Knitting: Pullover
Arborescent Sweater is worked from the top-down, with a large yoke covered in lace stitches reminiscent of trees, with leaves at the top gradually turning into trunks. The rest of the sweater is a calm walk in the forest - stockinette in the round with no shaping. The easy ballon sleeves add a nice twist to this classic sweater. These oversized...
Knitting: Cardigan
Elina Cardigan was designed with coziness in mind. It’s a feel-good garment that can be styled up for an evening out, or styled down for a TV-knitting kind of night. It is worked seamlessly from the top-down, with integrated ribbing bands on each side of the opening. It has a large shawl collar and a joyful allover bobble texture. It can be mad...
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Folia is an elegant shawl worked sideways, with 3 colors of light fingering weight yarn. It is made of garter stitch paired with a lovely lace pattern that is worked in bands, adding delicate leaves on the shawl. When the shawl is completed, stitches are picked up along the bottom edge to create a border that is embellished by a picot bind off.
Knitting: Sleeveless Top
Simple lines and gracious lace come together to create Gelato Tank Top, a flowy garment that is sure to become your new summer essential. This tank top is worked from the top down, working the front and back separately to the underarms where they are joined together, the whole body is then worked in the round. The front features a triangular la...
Knitting: Sleeveless Top
Cosmic Ray is a cute tank top that will grow on your needles at nearly the speed of light! It’s an easy, colorful and fun project for knitters of all skill levels. It is worked from the top-down to easily make a crop length top as pictured, or a longer garment. The vertical stripes are made using slip stitches, requiring to knit with only one c...
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
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Knitting: Beret, Tam
Amarelle Hat is a beret worked in the round from the top down, with an interesting lace pattern of leaves and fruits that is just as exquisite as the sour cherries it represents. Worked with worsted weight yarn, this hat is fun challenge for lace lovers and will create a perfect hat to enjoy the spring season with elegance. The pattern includes...
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Lolina is the nickname that my daughter has given my mom. When I hear her sweet little voice call her this, I know that it means “I love you”. This shawl was designed for my mom. Just like her, it is elegant, graceful, soft… I wouldn’t say that the shawl is an absolute essential to life (though my mom is), but just like her, it is sure to make ...
Knitting: Cardigan
Amarelle is a seamless cardigan worked from the top-down, starting with a large yoke covered in lace stitches and bobbles, forming an interesting design of leaves and fruits that is just as exquisite as the sour cherries it represents. Worked with DK or worsted weight yarn, this garment is fun challenge for lace lovers and will knit up quickly ...
Knitting: Cowl
On cold and cloudy days, some extra coziness is more than welcome. This easy to knit, reversible cowl is the pinnacle of coziness with its right side being as fluffy as a cloud, and its “wrong” side being a surprisingly interesting lattice. This textural pattern uses only basic stitches (knit, purl and slip), making it a perfect project for ski...
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Millie is a gracious shawl worked sideways with 3 colors of fingering weight, separated in 3 sections, and combining stockinette, lace and stripes. The first section is made in simple stockinette, enhanced by stripes of purl stitches, and is a good place to use a lightly variegated yarn. The second section is the perfect continuation of the fir...
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Everyone needs a hat when it’s cold outside! This Mix and Match Hat pattern makes it easy for you to knit a personalized hat for each of your loved ones, no matter if they are big or small, babies or adults, kids or teens. 8 sizes are provided, and each of them is available in a beanie and a slouchy option, so all tastes - and all heads - are c...
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Lionheart Hat is a dainty hat covered in a variety of stitch patterns. Bobbles, Fair Isle and lace knitting are mixed together in a graceful way on this hat. It is worked in the round, from the bottom up to the top, and is available in 7 sizes from Newborn to Adult Large.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Bouton d’Or Shawl feels like an old herbarium in which all the flowers are fixed in time to tell their stories. “Bouton d’or” is French for buttercup, this little yellow flower that simply makes the grass better. Its story is the humble story of summer happiness.
Knitting: Doll
Wendy is a sweet doll.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
The night is bright when the moon is shining, whether you can see only a small crescent or an impressive full blood moon. Quarter and crescents, Bright Night Shawl shows them all, with a gigantic full moon worked in the middle. It is worked top down, with two or three colors of your choice, and combines several knitting techniques - stranded co...
Knitting: Sleeveless Top
Aiko is a sleeveless top that is dainty and graceful, and provides enjoyable knitting for knitters of any skill level. It has a simple straight and unusual construction that does not require any shaping, and that creates a result between the tank top and the tee shirt. Two pieces are worked sideways and the magic happens when the pieces are joi...
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Some nights are so bright that we can’t tell them from the days. Streams of moonlight, polar lights and reflections, fooling our minds into thinking that life is just one long day in which we are constantly moving forward.
Knitting: Pullover
Lionheart Sweater is a simple top-down sweater with a large yoke covered in a variety of stitch patterns. Bobbles, Fair Isle and lace knitting are mixed together in a graceful way on this classical sweater. The pattern features inclusive sizing with 8 sizes ranging from 34” to 57” of bust circumference. It should be worn with a little bit of ea...
Knitting: Cowl
Vice Versa is a reversible cowl with two interesting sides. One of them is a fluffy cozy simple stockinette section, while the other one has an eye-catching Fair Isle pattern. Which one is the inside, which one is the outside? That’s all up to you! This cowl is worked using three different strands of yarns: two contrasting colors of your favori...
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Kimora Hat is a dainty lace hat meant to keep your head pretty and warm during the chilly days. The whole hat is made from a lace chart, creating a lovely pattern all over the hat.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Delicate Blush is a graceful shawl with a simple construction. It has a large lace border at the bottom and a smaller one at the top, with growing garter stitch in between the borders. The shawl itself is a simple lacework repeated throughout the piece, and it can be beautifully made with a single color, but it will really pop out of your shawl...
Knitting: Baby Blanket
Tiny Bunny Baby Blanket is a fun and colorful project that knitters will enjoy and that will keep your little ones warm. It’s made using 3 main colors and several contrasting colors, to create stripes of tiny bunny heads. It is recommended to use DK weight yarn, but can be made using any yarn weight you want, and bonus points for using leftover...
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Lionheart Shawl is a simple top-down triangular shawl covered in a variety of stitch patterns that will keep you entertained on every single row. Bobbles, Fair Isle and lace knitting are mixed together in a graceful way on this 3-colors, adaptable shawl. It is meant to be knit with fingering to DK weight yarn, and the main sections can be repea...
Knitting: Scarf
Hollyhock Scarf’s shape couldn’t be simpler, as it is a big rectangle knitted in stockinette stitch and framed with garter stitch, but all the fun resides in its stitch patterns. It elegantly combines two different Fair Isle patterns, a simple lace stitch and long sections of plain stockinette, perfectly suited for a fun variegated yarn. The pa...
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Along the Way Shawl has colorful cables traveling over the whole piece, and garter stitch stripes creating a simple background for these cables. Made of two colors and a clever mosaic-like technique, this shawl is easier to knit than it looks like, as only one color is used on each row. Near the end, some rows incorporate an eyelet pattern to c...
Knitting: Cardigan
Magali Cardigan is a simple Fair Isle garment with a top-down raglan construction, paired with a pretty and easy colorwork pattern on the body. It is made with 3 colors of your favorite DK weight yarn, but as it uses such a small yardage, you can also work with leftover yarns, making this project a nice stashbusting idea. You can even make a se...
Knitting: Cardigan
As soon as you are finished knitting, Dog Park Cardigan will become your new best friend. It’s the perfect garment to wear during casual, cozy days at home because of its extreme comfort, and it’s also utterly elegant for more sophisticated occasions. It features lovely stylish details such as a reversible shawl collar made of cables that can b...
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Rice Bowl Hat will keep your head so very warm during the colder days of winter! It starts with a ribbing that can be folded for an extra layer of warmth, and is followed by a two colors seed stitch pattern that creates a thick and warm fabric because of the stranded colorwork technique. The pattern includes 7 sizes so the whole family will be ...
Knitting: Pullover
Looking for a “Mommy and me” project?
Knitting: Pullover
Looking for a “Mommy and me” project?
Knitting: Sleeveless Top
Who said that summer isn’t a good season for knitting? Aya Tank Top is the perfect pattern to knit and wear under the sun! With a light blend of cotton, linen or even merino, this feminine tank top is easy and quick to knit, and is cute and comfortable.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
The little balls of leftover yarn, too small to become their own projects, but too pretty to be thrown away, receive a new purpose with this pattern. Pieces of My Heart Shawl is a great stash buster as it can be made using only leftover yarns, or with mini skeins, or even with full skeins. It’s a fun shawl to knit and the result can be as color...
Knitting: Headband
When the sun light dim and the neon signs shine on, and the air gets as cool as the people you meet, your ears may need a little extra layer of warmth… and style! Downtown Headband is just perfect to warm you up when needed. This pattern is meant for knitters of all levels, using only knit and purl stitches and one simple cable. In no time, you...
Knitting: Beret, Tam
Will it rain, will it snow? Will you go east or will you go west? Dogleg Hat is a slouchy beret is warm enough for the shy winter and the spring days, and will keep your head up and warm in your adventures, no matter if they get you straight forward or take an unexpected twist. This hat is worked from the bottom to the top, in worsted weight ya...
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Inspired by the 1920s era, this shawl will help you travel through time to a world of gorgeous costumes and delightful evenings spent at the movies and musicals. Majestic Shawl is a chic and fun shawl that is surprisingly easy to knit. The secret of its simplicity is that the colorwork is done using the mosaic knitting technique, a technique th...
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Nothing is better than watching the snow falling on the other side of the window… nothing, but enjoying the storm directly over your well covered head! The whole family can enjoy being out in the winter storm with this hat pattern, available in six sizes, from newborn to adult large. It requires two colors of your favorite warm yarn and some ba...
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Charming Chaos Shawl is a fusion between multiple knitting techniques - stockinette, garter, stripes, mosaic, cables and lace… You won’t get bored knitting this triangular shawl that is sure to impress! Pick up your two favorite colors in your favorite weight from fingering to worsted, and enjoy this new knitting adventure!
Knitting: Cowl
Trees and bark are almost indivisible, just like a cold little human and a warm cowl!
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Viridis, in Latin, means green, verdant, fresh and vigorous, and often refers to plants. This shawl pattern is exactly this, a fresh pattern with not-too-long rows that creates a motivating knitting pace, with a construction simpler than most shawl patterns, and a pretty flowery stitch pattern. It is worked sideways and combines cables, lace an...
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
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Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Summer is so enjoyable, with its gorgeous daylight and its sweet breezes that are just cold enough to put a little shawl over our shoulders. Daylight shawl is the perfect shawlette for those cool summer days or fresh evenings. This one-skein wonder combines lace, cables and garter stitch. With its easy sideways construction and short yardage yo...
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
This 3-color, asymmetrical triangular shawl is an addictive knitting adventure! Fox Tails Shawl has stripes of garter stitch, a simple color layout and a surprisingly easy lace pattern resembling fox tails. You’ll want to knit just one more row, and just one more row again!
Knitting: Baby Blanket
Betty’s Blanket
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Warm up and get cozy in this bold yet gracious shawl that will hug your neck during the colder months of the year. It’s a triangular shawl worked from the top down, with a large lace pattern and a border of horizontal ribbing-like lines. An icord follows the outer edges, to create a bold edging that will never roll! Both sections are fully adap...
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
This yarny cupcake is made of the most delicious variegated yarn, has a lace topping and bottom and multiple stripes of icing. Meant to be made with two contrasting colors of yarn - one variegated (or not!) and one solid or semi-solid - this crescent shawl pattern is sure to find a good match from your stash. Cupcake Shawl can be made to please...
Knitting: Cardigan
A flirty flower pattern transforms a simple cardigan into a work of art. The Flower Island is a great pattern for those wanting to try colorwork for the first time. The Flower Island Cardigan is a seamless cardigan worked top-down. At the bottom of the body and sleeves, a flower pattern made of four colors makes this cardigan an original and go...
Knitting: Market bag (slouchy)
Are you craving fruits? Pick up your bag and head up to the fruit market! With its mesh pattern and drawstring your Fruit Market Bag can be filled with lots of yummy fruits without fearing to lose any of them.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Rainy Night Shawl is an elegant triangular shawl, with a body featuring a leafy stitch pattern and a lacy border reminding raindrops. It’s worked top-down and ends with a i-cord bind-off for an easy wearing.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Inglenook Shawl is a bold triangular shawl perfect to keep you warm with sophistication. It is worked top-down, beginning with a large garter tab, and featuring a textural stitch pattern made of basic stitches. Towards the end, the stitch pattern transitions to simple garter stitch and the shawl is finished with a pretty picot binding. The shaw...
Knitting: Mittens
Ready to hit the icy roads? The Icy Trails Mittens will keep you warm during the coldest days of winter, with their double layer ribbing and their stranded colorwork that creates a thick and warm fabric. For even more warmth, thrums can be added.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Snowslide Hat is made of a simple but interesting stitch pattern composed of basic stitches and cables. It is meant to be an adaptable hat that can be made long and slouchy or short and tight. Three sizes are provided, making it perfect for everyone, from the teen to the grand-father!
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Ready to hit the icy roads? Icy Trails Hat will keep you warm during the coldest days of winter, with its double layer ribbing and its stranded colorwork that creates a thick and warm fabric. The hat is unisex and three sizes are provided - most big kids and adults can enjoy this new hat!
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
The roads of Corsica are long and winding. While traveling these roads, your eyes are filled with the amazing view of the numerous mountains and the beautiful Mediterranean Sea. Roads of Corsica is a shawl inspired by these three elements: a long reversible cable travels like a road along the side of the shawl while garter stitch and a mesh pat...
Knitting: Cardigan
Walnut Cardigan is perfect for the cold seasons and for cozy nights, thanks to its warm yarn and lovely walnut stitch. Four sizes are available and the cardigan should be worn with 0-3 inches of positive ease. The cardigan is worked top-down and seamlessly and features optional thumb slit.
Knitting: Cowl
Wavy Infinity Scarf is made of a stunning slip-stitch pattern that is surprisingly easy to create. It’s worked in the round to create a warm and cozy double sided fabric that can be worn as a long tube scarf or as a cowl. It starts with a provisional cast-on and when the knitting is completed, both ends are grafted together. Two colors are requ...
Knitting: Headband
Cat’s Paw Headband is a convenient and pretty headwear perfect for fall and spring, when your head wants to breathe and your ears want some warmth. Made of stunning cables, a sew-on rib edge and decorated by two buttons, this headband is sure to please you or its lucky recipient.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Pegasus is a winged mythological horse that is usually pictured as a white stallion, but I like to imagine his wings as being multicolor. Pegasus Wings Shawl is a colorful shawl worked sideways to create a wing-shaped shawl. It is very versatile and can be worked with any yarn and any gauge. It’s a great stash buster but can also be worked by u...
Knitting: Sleeveless Top
Tuscan Tank Top is a chic sleeveless garment perfect for cooler summer days, downtown evenings or to layer under a warmer garment.
Knitting: Pullover
Grain of Sand Sweater is made with worsted weight yarn worked with oversized needles to create a loose fabric. The result is light and easy to carry around to keep you warm when the sun is out. Five sizes are available and the sweater should be worn with 0-2 inches of positive ease to create a loose and comfortable fit. It is worked top-down an...
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Storm Shawl is a delicate garment inspired by the weather - rain is at the top of the shawl, little snowflakes then large snowflakes follow, ending with a border reminiscent of a snowbank.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Cinnamon Bun Hat is a slouchy and warm hat designed to get you through the coldest days of winter. Two layers of ribbing will keep your ears warm and the hat is long and wide enough to hide your head from wind and snow. Two sizes are included in the pattern.
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
Cinnamon Bun Fingerless Mittens are meant to keep our hands warm while being convenient accessories that allow the fingers to be free to keep on with all their activities! Three sizes are included in the pattern.
Knitting: Animal Toy
Woof! Woof!
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Country Song Shawl is meant to be knit by any knitter, from the adventurous beginner to the advanced knitter looking for a simple and pretty work. It’s an adaptable shawl that can be made with any yarn and any yardage. Knit, purl, knit two together and yarn overs are all you need to know to create this simple and beautiful triangular shawl.
Knitting: Cowl
Rustic Infinity Scarf is a simple cowl can be adapted in many ways. It can be a small cowl, a big oversized cowl, an infinity scarf, a moebius, a snood or anything you can imagine. No matter what shape you give to it, this accessory is sure to keep you warm while making a fashion statement.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Silky Fairy Shawl is a crescent shaped lace shawl worked top-down and combining multiple lace patterns.
Knitting: Cardigan
Blueberry Fields Cardigan is a simple cardigan designed to be worn open or with a belt. It uses two colors of DK weight yarn and features a surprisingly simple faux-smock stitch that is sure to impress. It’s worked seamlessly from the top down.
Knitting: Beret, Tam, Beanie, Toque
During the cold days, our loved ones need all the best to keep them warm. Hugs and kisses will cheer them up but won’t do much against the weather… except if they are embedded in a hat! XOXO Hat is a warm, cozy and slouchy hat and it’s covered by a pattern of XO cables.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Arrowrap is freely inspired by traditional Métis sashes which are still a symbol of Quebec’s culture. It’s a long and large wrap in the shape of an arrow, made out of 3 colors of the same yarn, held double and resulting in a gradient. Each color section is broken by a large line of the opposite colors. Each section is made in knit and purl stit...
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Doncaster Stole takes its name from a beautiful park and river in Quebec. The park and its namesake stole are covered in leaves and flowers. Starting with a provisional cast-on, the middle section of the stole - featuring a simple eyelet design - is worked first. The flower and leafy stem are worked after the middle section. The second flower s...
Knitting: Headband
Spring is finally here, let’s get our heads naked! Medallion Headband will ornament your forehead with its pretty cable, and it will heat up your ears while letting your head feel the cool breeze.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
One of the main purposes of my life is to knit a hat that will keep me warm through all days of Montreal’s winters. I’m getting close with this one! With its double ribbing and stranded colorwork, Crocus Hat is thick. If made with a warm fibre such as sheep or alpaca wool, it should be warm enough for most winters. The Fair Isle pattern is a li...
Knitting: Cowl
When snow is falling and holiday lights are illuminating the streets, it’s too pretty to stay inside! But, the weather is going down and nothing but the king of heat will keep you warm and cozy under the heaviest snow storm.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
It’s snowing on the other side of the window and even if I dream very intensely of becoming a bear for the whole winter, I’d still have to go out at some point. In order to cheer me up, I gathered all of my favorite elements to create Cheering Hat - a nice slipped stitch pattern, ribbing, icords, and the best of all, pom poms!
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
These lovely fingerless mitts will keep you warm during the cool fall days. Combining two classical Guernsey stitch patterns composed by knit and purl stitches only, this pattern is easy to complete. The handwarmers are worked seamlessly in the round with double pointed needles or a long circular needle.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Falling Hearts Shawl has a crescent shape inspired by the frivolity and elegance of the Regency era. The short-row body and picot bind-off emphasize the luxurious lace border that is sure to impress. The lace chart is easier to work than it appears, but every lady has her secrets.
Knitting: Scarf
Available in English and French // Disponible en anglais et en français
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Boston Hat is a very simple hat made with DK weight yarn. The hat is worked in the round, bottom-up, starting with a ribbing. After the ribbing is done, a simple lace section is worked. In this section, the first half of the stitches is made in stockinette stitch and the second half is a lace pattern composed of yarn overs and decreases. From r...
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Available in English and German, many thanks to Telse for the translation!
Knitting: Scarf, Shawl / Wrap
Available in English and French - Disponible en français et en anglais
Knitting: Mittens
Pattern available in English, French and German!
Knitting: Cowl
The cables on this cowl are easy to create using basic stitches (knit, purl, k2tog, p2tog) and basic cable stitches. The cowl is worked with circular needles from the bottom to the top. The bottom is slightly wider than the top.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Red riding hat is an advanced beginner to intermediate pattern.
Knitting: Headband, Earwarmers
Sylvania Headband is worked in stockinette stitch from side to side with cables at the bottom and the top. It is joined by a seam covered with a small knotting loop. With the seam covered, the headband can be worn with the loop on the forehead or on the back of the head.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Sylvania is a triangular shawl with a large spine ornate with leaves and cables. It’s worked top-down. The border is knitted from left to right by picking up the stitches from the last row of the shawl.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Butterfly Shawl was designed to be worn on fresh summer evenings. It remembers the butterfly by it’s general look and by it’s main stitch.